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    OATH is not holding in-person trials or hearings, except in limited, pre-approved, circumstances and at certain pre-scheduled times and locations. Click here for information on how to respond to your summons with a remote hearing.
Remote Hearing Methods
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    For many types of cases, OATH provides different ways for you to fight your summons without appearing for your hearing in person.
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    OATH begins to hold hearings on DOB summonses four days a week at its Brooklyn Hearing Office, located at 9 Bond Street.
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    You do not need a lawyer to represent you at OATH hearings but if you need help understanding why you received a City summons and how to respond to it, you can contact the OATH Help Center online or visit a Help Center in person. There is a Help Center at all OATH Hearings Division locations. No appointment is necessary; just walk in during regular business hours.

Find Copies of Summonses
and Case Status Information

You can search for a summons, see a copy of the summons, and find your OATH hearing date by using the OATH Summons Finder. You can search for this information by name, address or the summons number.

Go to the Summons Finder

Note: Summonses issued to for hire vehicles or restaurants, and summonses issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs are not currently available using the Summons Finder. You can find case status information for all types of summonses using the OATH Hearings Division Case Status Open Data Set.